Canon 1Ds Mark III Review

 
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Model Name: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
EOS-1Ds Mark II vs 1Ds Mark III
Successor: Canon 1D X
1Ds Mark III vs 1D X
General
Model Number: 1Ds Mark III
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $7999.00
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 50.3 oz (1,425 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.1 x 6.3 x 3.1 in.
(156 x 160 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon
Effective Megapixels: 21.1
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.41 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5616 x 3744 (21.0 MP, 3:2),
4992 x 3328 (16.6 MP, 3:2),
4080 x 2720 (11.1 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, sRAW; 14-bit CR2
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45 AF points, 19 high-precision cross-type points, 26 assist type points
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, interchangeable screens, 100%, 0.75x, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-1600, 1/3 EV increments, 50 & 3200 extension
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom (up to 5), Kelvin, Personal (PC 1- 5)
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative linked to 19 AF points, Center-weighted, Partial (8.5%), Spot (2.5%), Multi-spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: PC Sync, Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive / SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, sRAW; 14-bit CR2
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1,USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed,USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired, Wireless
Connections (extended): 15-pin system extension terminal, N3 remote control terminal
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs): 0.25
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format): 8
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 0.30
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): 20
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 8
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.069
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.062
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.045
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.062
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View Prefocused: 0.118s
Startup Time: 0.50
Shutdown Time: 0.30
Play -> Record Time: 0.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.00
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 4,143
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E4 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 1800
Software
Included Software: Digital Photo Professional 3.2, EOS Utility 2.2, ZoomBrowser EX 6.0 and ImageBrowser 6.0
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Replaces EOS-1Ds Mark II - 21.1MP, Full-frame CMOS sensor - 6.4 um pixels (but with same light sensitive area as 1Ds Mark II) - Dual DIGIC III processors, 14-bit, Highlight Tone Priority mode - ISO 100-1600 plus 50 and 3200 extension - 5 fps for 56 L/F JPEGs or 12 RAW - Improved pentaprism viewfinder - Based on 1D Mark III body - EOS Integrated Cleaning System with Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit, Dust Delete Data - Live View LCD - 300K actuation shutter - Magnesium alloy body and chassis

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